Physician’s Nurse (RN or LPN) – Main Clinic (FTD)

Full Time Job Category: LPN, RN Shift Type:
Little Rock Clinic Little Rock, AR

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the scope of practice of an LPN using the patient-focused care system and under the direction/supervision of an RN or physician.


Primary Duties:

  • Actively participates directly with patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
  • Responds to patient needs in a timely manner.
  • Transports patients as needed.
  • Welcomes patients and ensures the admission paperwork is available; actively participates in the admission process.
  • Performs/Assists with positioning patients and transferring patients from bed to chair or wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Performs/Assists with range of motion exercises and ambulating.
  • Reports abnormal conditions to the RN or physician in a timely manner.
  • Identifies the organization of the human body, including its systems, structure and functions.
  • Demonstrates general principles of cleanliness (asepsis).
  • Applies the principle of basic nutrition to patient care.
  • Provides basic emergency care.
  • Coordinates the booking and scheduling of patients for procedures/appointments
  • Serves as liaison with physician/facility, patient and families regarding patient care.
  • Performs other duties as directed by supervisor, based on demonstrated competency.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains universal precautions.

Physician Nurse

  • Applies the principle of basic nutrition to patient care.
  • Observes, reports and records the patient’s condition.
  • Coordinates the booking and scheduling of patients for procedures/appointments.
  • Collaborates with the RN/MD in developing, implementing and evaluation of the outcomes of the teaching plan.
  • Explains procedures and answers questions regarding patient care and scheduled procedures.
  • Assists with patient charges as necessary.

Qualifications/Specifications:

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Practical Nurse program required.
  • Licensure/ Certification: Current state licensure as a Practical Nurse or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact required. Current BLS within 30 days of employment. ACLS required prior to participating in walk stress testing.
  • Experience: None required. Minimum of 6 months’ continuous LPN experience preferred.